Transfer of Credit Policy and Procedures
Within the limits stated below, Post University permits credits earned at an institute accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S Department of Education to be considered for transfer. Courses must be similar in nature, level, and content to a course in our curriculum and applicable to one of our academic programs. The following database maintained by the U.S. Department of Education provides a list of accredited American institutions: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation. All perspective students are strongly encouraged to review this database to ensure the institute from which they seek to have credits accepted is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Perspective students are advised that the review of their credits for transfer consideration is no guarantee that they will be accepted.
The Office of the Registrar administers the transfer of credit policy. Questions regarding the transfer of credit policy and procedures should be directed to this office. In the case of questions regarding the viability of transfer credits under evaluation for transfer consideration, the final decision will be made after consultation with Post University’s Provost’s office. For graduate programs, faculty (or designee) from the program of study into which the perspective student is transferring, will make the final decision as to the acceptance of credit.
On Campus and Online Undergraduate Transfer of Credit
Perspective students transferring to Post University from an accredited two-year or four-year educational institution, may be considered for transferred credits for courses with a grade of “C” or above. Perspective students transferring from a four-year institute may have up to 90 credits towards a bachelor’s degree and up to 45 credits towards an associate degree considered for transfer. From a two-year institute, up to 75 credits towards a bachelor’s degree and up to 45 credits towards an associate degree will be considered for transfer. No more than 75 credits can be accepted from a two-year college. If a student has earned an associate or bachelor’s degree from an accredited two-year or four-year educational institution, credits from courses with a grade of D or higher may be considered for transfer. In addition to official transcripts, perspective students must submit a catalog description for the course(s) being considered for transfer. In some instances, a course syllabus may be necessary if the course description lacks sufficient definition. Faculty (or designee) from the program of study into which the perspective student is transferring, will make the final decision on the acceptance of credit.
On Campus and Online Graduate Transfer of Credit
Perspective students may have up to 9 credits considered for transfer into a graduate program. Only courses with a minimum grade of “B” will be considered for transfer. In addition to official transcripts, perspective students must submit a catalog description for the course(s) being considered for transfer. In some instances, a course syllabus may be necessary if the course description lacks sufficient definition. Faculty (or designee) from the program of study into which the perspective student is transferring, will make the final decision as to the acceptance of credit.
Transfer of Credit for Work Taken at a Foreign Institution
Credits completed at foreign institutions recognized by that country’s Ministry of Education may be considered for transfer. Perspective students must arrange for transcripts and any other requested supporting documentation (course descriptions, catalogs, etc.) to be translated into English, if applicable, and forwarded to Post University.
Veterans Transfer of Credit
Post University is proud to support our military service members, veterans, and dependents in the pursuit of their college education. As such, Post University follows the recommendations of the American Council on Education ACE in the transfer of credit for military training and experience, and other nationally recognized professional training in subject areas taught by Post University. For our military program students, a maximum of 90 transfer credits for a baccalaureate degree, 45 transfer credits for an associate degree, or 9 transfer credits for a graduate degree, may be applied based on a review of a military program student’s Joint Service Transcript (JST).
Accelerated Degree Program RN to BSN Program
The RN to BSN program has a unique curriculum with practice experiences integrated throughout the curriculum. Transfer credit for Post University’s RN to BSN nursing courses will not be considered for transfer credit.
The evaluation of credit for transfer consideration is one that is taken seriously by Post University. Students are encouraged to provide all requested documentation to ensure that the process is completed as expeditiously as possible. To begin the process, all undergraduate and graduate on ground and Accelerated Degree Program students must request official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions from which they wish to have earned credits considered. After receipt of all documentation, the approval process generally will take three days. Any credits accepted will calculate into the student’s pace of completion, but will not count in the cumulative grade point average.